Press Releases / News

Aug 3, 2015

Statement on the Clean Power Plan

The Clean Power Plan lays the foundation for America’s energy future. We have an opportunity and the ability to make our economy and our communities stronger by investing in proven clean energy technologies to improve efficiency and reliability.

Jun 18, 2015

Statement on Pope’s Encyclical on Climate Change and the Environment

For those unmoved by the science of climate change, we hope that Pope Francis’ encyclical demonstrates the virtue and moral imperative for action. Today’s announcement further aligns the scientific and moral case for climate action.

Jun 2, 2015

SEEC Member Blumenauer Organizes Effort on House Floor to Underscore Importance of Funding Climate Research

Issues: Climate Change

SEEC members offered two amendments underscoring the importance of climate research within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

May 27, 2015

Statement on the Clean Water Rule

Issues: Environment, Water

We appreciate the EPA and Army Corps’ work to protect clean water, and we look forward to working with them to ensure these protections are enacted and enforced.

Apr 22, 2015

Earth Day 2015

How SEEC Members celebrated Earth Day 2015.

Apr 10, 2015

California Environmental Champion Rep. Ted Lieu Joins SEEC

The House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) is pleased to welcome Congressman Ted Lieu (CA-33) to its membership.

Mar 31, 2015

Statement on U.S. Submission to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

We strongly support the United States’ submission to the UNFCCC. This announcement signals to the world that an ambitious, but achievable global climate agreement is possible in Paris.

Mar 23, 2015

Statement on Department of Interior Fracking Rules for Public Lands

SEEC Members have consistently pressed for the strongest possible fracking standards. While these rules are a much needed improvement over the status quo, there are still exceptions and loopholes for fracking that threaten clean air, clean water, human health, wildlife and the climate that Congress must address.

Mar 20, 2015

Statement on Federal Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions

SEEC applauds the President’s leadership in taking steps today, which will help secure a cleaner and healthier tomorrow.

Feb 4, 2015

Continuing a Career of Environmental Leadership Rep. Beyer Joins SEEC

The House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) is pleased to welcome Congressman Don Beyer (VA-08) to its membership.